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Address: South Tarawa, Republic of Kiribati
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hearing about the government of Kiribati and seeing the set up - staff helpful and inviting - some areas need a bit more maintenance but what do you do in such a climate when... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 3, 2013
Susan S
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

My cousin Martin Moreti is MP of Aranuka (one of the outer islands/my fathers home island) and Foreign Work Relations Minister so I can visit the parliament quite a bit when I am in Tarawa, Kiribati. It offers beautiful views of the lagoon and at night time there's a kava bar and band on the lagoon side. Although I am... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 via mobile

The buildings themselves are modern but with some thought given to traditional architecture. Great view over the lagoon from the back. Seems to be no problem to walk around the grounds but access to the buildings is harder to manage.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

Nice help from Asia to be a real republic. Walk around. Nice map. Water fountain should be cleaned!!!!

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013

hearing about the government of Kiribati and seeing the set up - staff helpful and inviting - some areas need a bit more maintenance but what do you do in such a climate when stretched for funds?

1 Thank Susan S
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013

During my recent holiday in Tarawa & staying for 3 weeks from the 14/02/13 to 07/03/13 I was able to return to Parliament House & take a stroll around the building, only really witnessed a few other people while strolling around & looked like some kind of meeting was going on inside the house, managed to chat with some of... More 

3 Thank Stephen N
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2012

Enjoyed a beverage at the Parliamentary Club bar at the back by the lagoon - apparently open most evenings 5-9.

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